From now on the most popular mail service gmail will acquire additional opportunities, which, as expected, will allow it to compete not only with its own kind, but even with social networks.
According to a post in The Wall Street Journal, Goole plans to give users gmail the ability to add photos and videos. Naturally, this will be achieved through services picasa и YouTube.
It's hard to imagine what it will look like and how it can affect popularity. Facebook or Twitter. It is expected that the innovation will be of interest, first of all, to the media. The interface will change; the appearance of an information area is expected, where through which it will be possible to view information about users and communicate with them in chat mode.
Well haunted Google glory Facebook, which is regularly used by 400 million unique visitors (for comparison, the number of users gmail amounts to a "pathetic" 176 million).